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Top 10 Reasons to Invest in British Crown Coins

British Crowns are popular among numismatists coins had been originally minted in 22 karat gold and in sterling silver purity (92.5% silver to copper 7.5% copper) according to strict standards implemented by Henry II, however, after 1920 the purity was lowered to 50% silver to 50% manganese alloy making coins tarnish significantly. After 1947 crown coins were made exclusively from copper nickel alloy. In 1990 high purity gold and silver proof grade crown coins emerged sparking investors’ and collectors’ interest.

1. Historical And Bullion Value Combined

British Crowns offer the best of both coin types in a single investment. These coins offer benefits that cannot be found with old British coins that do not offer a standard weight and size.

5 Reasons to Buy Henry VIII Coin as Gold Investment

Henry VIII was a very notorious figure in British history known the best for having 6 wives and being responsible for England’s breakaway from the Roman Church (English Reformation). During his 38 years of ruling, Great Britain had seen plenty of wars and invasions and had been on the brink of financial ruin many times.

Old British Coins vs. British Sovereign Gold Bullion

Typically there are three main players on the precious metals market, strict numismatists believing that old coins are the way to go, strict investors staying clear of rare pieces and choosing bullion over numismatics and then there are “numismatic investors” putting money not only in the metal content of the coin but the history behind it. Which is better

Rare Gold Coins vs. Standard Gold Bullion Coins: Pros and Cons

Rare Gold Coins

What is the difference between rare gold coins vs standard gold bullion? This question gets commonly asked by new investors who enter the world of precious metals investment. While it may seem confusing at first, the difference is very easy to comprehend.